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Book: Dear Miss Cushman

By Paula Martinac

In 1850s Manhattan, 18-year-old Georgiana Cartwright witnesses the downfall of her father, a renowned actor who disgraces himself performing drunk. When he deserts the family, Georgie is expected to save the day by marrying well. But she aspires to the…

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Book: Out of Time

By Paula Martinac

Escaping a downpour, Susan Van Dine ducks into an antiques shop on Manhattan’s West Side and discovers a scrapbook of photographs from the 1920s. When she walks out of the shop with the book tucked in her bag, Susan’s fate…

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Book: The Ada Decades

By Paula Martinac

A girl from a Carolina mill family isn’t supposed to strive for a career, but Ada Shook graduates from college on a scholarship and lands a plum job as a school librarian. As the 1950s South rocks with turbulence, Ada…

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Book: Clio Rising

By Paula Martinac

In 1983, Livvie Bliss leaves western North Carolina for New York City, armed with a degree in English and a small cushion of cash from a favorite aunt. Her goal is to launch a career in publishing, but more important,…

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Book: Testimony

By Paula Martinac

In rural Virginia in 1960, history professor Gen Rider has secured tenure at Baines College, a private school for white women. A woman in a man’s field, she teaches “Negro” history, which has made her suspect with a powerful male…